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Diplomatic traffic

Foreign visitors in Washington this week include:


Foreign Minister John Baird of Canada, who meets with political leaders to discuss bilateral issues such as the stalled Keystone XL Pipeline from Alberta to Texas.


Alexis Tsipras, leader of the left-wing Syriza coalition in the Greek parliament, who addresses the Brookings Institution.


Fatemeh Haghighatjoo and Seyed Aliakba Mousavi, two former members of the Iranian parliament and now pro-democracy advocates. They address the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars about Iran’s nuclear program.

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